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30 11, 2022

Village of Nyack Fall Planting Event with Help of Council Grant

By |2022-11-30T14:53:17-05:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Nyack community members gathered in late October to plant 25 bare root trees, commemorate 5 newly planted Ulmus 'Lewis & Clark' elms, celebrate Nyack's 8 years as a Tree City USA, and eat pizza! Thanks to Nyack Tree Committee Chair Marcy Denker for furnishing photos [...]

30 11, 2022

Village of Warwick Celebrates Fall Planting with Help of Council Grant

By |2022-11-30T09:55:05-05:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Members of the Park Avenue Elementary School Student Council helped backfill five tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica) trees during the October 2022 fall planting celebration in the Village of Warwick. The Village of Warwick held a tree planting event on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at Veterans Memorial [...]

28 11, 2022

Tuxedo Park Fall Planting with Help of Council Grant

By |2022-11-28T13:25:44-05:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Youth|0 Comments

Thanks to Chiu Yin Hempel of the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory Board for forwarding photos and the following info about this event in Orange County. [Ed. note: the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory Board website is exceptionally good!] On Friday, November 4, 2022, the Tuxedo Park Tree Advisory [...]

16 11, 2022

At John Bowne High School Tree Nursery in Queens, Teachers & Students Look Forward to Spring as They Prepare for Winter

By |2022-11-19T09:26:31-05:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: Arboriculture, Innovative Projects and Programs, NY ReLeaf, NYC, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

John Bowne High School Agriculture Teacher Jane Zhu (at right) with two of her students, readying the school nursery's woody plants for overwintering. Story and Photos by Nancy Wolf, Environmental Education Consultant, Member of New York City (Region 2) ReLeaf  This fall, John Bowne High [...]

9 06, 2022

Town of Penfield’s First Arbor Day a Roaring Success

By |2022-06-09T21:09:11-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Tree City USA, Tree Planting, Volunteers, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

 The Conservation Board and the Planning Department of the Town of Penfield hosted a tree planting event and giveaway in Rothfuss Park, sponsored in part by a $1000 Quick Start grant from the NYSUFC. We at the Council are really impressed with the event Penfield organized! [...]

23 02, 2021

Urban Forestry Opportunities at Southern University Include Virtual Learning, Scholarships, and Degrees at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral Levels

By |2021-02-28T20:42:10-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Research, Technology, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NASA project team at Southern University Urban Forestry & Natural Resources Department at a wetland soil sampling day in 2019. Left to right: Simbrey Majors, who received a Master degree in Dec 2020; Zhu Ning – Institutional Principle Investigator (PI); Victor Rivera – LSU Co-PI; Chris [...]

31 08, 2020

Washington Square Park Eco Projects & Co-founder Georgia Silvera Seamans

By |2021-02-27T23:06:32-05:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Arboriculture, Citizen Science, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, NYC, Urban Forest Ecology, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Georgia Silvera Seamans (center) with the interactive Washington Square Park Eco Projects Mobile Exhibit. Photo Courtesy Street Lab Georgia Silvera Seamans is the co-founding director of Washington Square Park Eco Projects in New York City. She is an urban forester, independent researcher, and writer. Georgia has [...]

21 08, 2020

Lauryn’s Watering in Watertown: A Key Role in a Late Summer Bur Oak Transplanting

By |2021-02-27T23:06:33-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

photos courtesy Mike DeMarco Coming out of the end of my sophomore year at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, I was hoping for an internship for the summer, or at least a job. Unfortunately, both of the internships I had lined up fell through due [...]

20 08, 2020

HWS Junior Lauryn Tabolt’s Summer with Watertown’s Trees ?

By |2021-02-27T23:06:52-05:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Member Profiles, Youth|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Meet Lauryn Tabolt, a Hobart & William Smith junior who worked in the Watertown Planning Department this summer on tree care with Planning & Community Development Director Mike Lumbis and Planner (and Council Board Member) Mike DeMarco, who wrote this about Lauryn's vital work during a hot, [...]

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